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in washington. compromise is a nice thought, but is it possible for the republicans and white house to come together and avoid the approaching fiscal cliff? >> and right now, 300,000 people still don't have power in the wake of hurricane sandy. gas rationing helped some. but as temperatures droppedangry new yorkers want the power company held accountable. live in the nation's captital starts now. >> 12 days later thousands of people don't have power. many feel abandoned and a lot of finger pointing going on. and no straight answers. peter doocy is looking at why they are blamed and we begin with anna on how residents feel at this hour. >> hey, there. we have one of six dumping stations here on staten island and a breath taking sight to see. we watched the debris piling up. and the nor'easter slowed progress some and definitely an active scene today. residents are complaining that aid is slow to come. i spoke with the federal accord nading officer for fema who said 26 disaster recovery set up. food, water and information and hot spots there and working to set up more internet access for folk
henneberg is live in washington with the very latest on this story. >> molly: now that he stepped down, general david petraeus will not testify this up coming week at house and senate intelligence xheet committee hearings investigating the benghazi. some on capitol hill they do want to hear from him in the future. >> i hope we don't have to subpoena a four-star general and former c.i.a. director. i hope he would come voluntarily. if he won't, he will be subpoenaed. >> molly: petraeus who had been in charge of the c.i.a. since september 2011 has said the attack was in response to a protest over an anti-islam video. one g.o.p. congressman is asking questions about the timing of his departure. >> it comes days before he is set to testify before the house intelligence committee. it really begs the question what did the f.b.i. know and whether did they know it? how long did they sit on the information? i recall that petraeus briefed the senate about what happened in benghazi. did he have this looming over his head? >> molly: general petraeus who has been married to his wife holly since 1974
: hi, everyone, it was a shocker. now, shock waves are reverberating through washington and our entire nation today. and i bet overseas, too, after the stunning resignation of cia director and retired four-star general, david petraeus. i'm jamie colby, a brand new hour inside america's news headquarters. >> kelly: i'm kelly wright, and president obama accepting petraeus's resignation yesterday after the cia director admitted to carrying on an extramarital affair and reports say he had a relationship with his biographer, paula broadwell. and many are expressing shock and sadness over his resignation and some are questioning the timing of this. because it comes days before he's supposed to speak to lawmakers about the deadly attack on the the u.s. consulate in libya. molly henneberg is live in washington with more details and molly, good afternoon to you. >> hi, jamie, the fbi came upon the affair and really by accident during a part of a bigger investigation of suspicious e-mails sent to general petraeus and perhaps others. now that he's stepped down, general petraeus will not testify t
of cia director david petraeus's resignation raising questions here in washington. what the intelligence committee is saying about her plans to investigate the affair that brought petraeus down approximate what it means for the libya hearing. more than 100,000 people without power in the wake of hurricane sandy. protests breaking out in new york, as the utility companies offer little guidance. we are live on the ground. honoring our armed service members, we will introduce you to the best charities helping our military and their family this is veterans day. i'm shannon bream, live from our nation's capitol. >> we are learning new details about the scandal that ended the public career of cia director david petraeus and how it could affect upcoming hearings about the benghazi investigation. the chair of the national intelligence committee says she did not received any -- receive any advance notice of this investigation. >> the senate intelligence committee received no advanced notice of any kind of investigation into director petraeus and chairwoman dianne feinstein said that finding out a
about al-qaeda's diminished capabilities. >> one of the most unfair attacks have seen in washington in 34 years susan rice was using the unclassified talking points which were provided by the intelligence community. they were a consensus report. >> i don't know what the democrats are trying hide because i don't know what any of them saying, they are saying the intelligence community signed off on talking points. they went to the administration. when they came back, key language was changed. >> reporter: specifically, republicans say we are learning that any reference to al-qaeda's involvement in the attack was omitted and ambassador rice used it on those talk shows five days after the attack. >> heather: the administration could tech any mean the white house the security council or other entities, is any one component coming under special scrutiny? >> as of today, mike rogers for the first time fipgering one point of the national security council the deputies' committee of the council. >> it went up to the deputies committee. what i found fascinating, my role here in my mind to say
. >> reporter: always emotional. this is one of the most popular memorials in washington. this is veterans day. but every day of the year, you have hundreds and hundreds, thousands of people lining up, walking slowly, solemnly along that wall, looking at the names, carved in the black granite. looking at their reflections in the names and reflecting on the past. this is a war where 58,000 americans lost their lives. it's a tremendous, emotional scar for many, many people who lost those loved bon ones and knew people who did. the vietnam memorial, a huge attraction here in washington, d.c., want only on memorial day. but i am here because we are honoring the veterans of all wars. the president's going to speak in a little while. we will carry that live. but just wanted to take a look at what is happening here. there will be a arm at 1:00 with the secretary of veterans affairs. >> jamie: let me ask you this. maybe your cameraman, we appreciate seeing you, but pan back over to the wall. i want to you describe for folks, what do do you when you go to the wall? we see people put a piece of paper up
henneberg is live in washington and molly, we heard that the state department put out a statement on this, but omits one thing which is what? >> his name, president morsi's name. instead the state department says the decisions and declarations in egypt quote, raised concerns for egyptians and the community. and assuring that power would not be overly concentrated in the hand of any one person or institution. but it does not call on president morsi directly to reverse course. republican senator john mccain who will be on fox news sunday tomorrow was a bit more direct, saying in a tweet, president morsi should renounce his power grab before things get out of hand, hashtag egypt. and the president called morsi one day, to thank him for a cease-fire between hamas and gaza. >> and morsi's actions now putting the obama administration in a tough position, molly. tell us more about that. >> now that morsi fired top prosecutor and put himself above the judiciary system the white house will back off more public support of him and a former ambassador to the u.n. under president george w. bush says t
in washington with the latest. >> we don't know who the third woman is involved in the email triangle between paula broadwell and general petraeus but it's not his wife, holly. and the f.b.i. was not looking for lusty emails when they started the investigation. they were looking for evidence of harassment. after they traced the harassing messages to paula broadwell's computer they discovered salacious notes between the four star general and his buyographer. >> the f.b.i. came across emails on his military email account in which he referred to doing something under the desk and there was a misinterpretation that meant corruption, and it actually meant sex. >> an f.b.i. whistleblower approached washington congressman dave reicher who passed it off to eric cantor. it then when to robert mull letter. they wanted to make sure the director was aware of the affair and possible national security breach but the chairwomen of the senate intelligence committee, diane feinstein, had no advance notice there was an investigation into the director of the c.i.a. and she plans to investigate why her committee
. >> gregg: new details emerging in a scandal rocking washington from c.i.a. headquarters to the white house even capitol hill. at the center of the storm, former c.i.a. director david petraeus and his biographer lawmakers are asking questions who knew what and when did they know it. >> reporter: f.b.i. never give anyone a head up. david petraeus was at the center of an investigation and the chairwoman of the senate intelligence committee says she plans an investigation of her own to find out why. senator dianne feinstein revealed that the affair came to light after the bureau was trying to figure out who was harassing another female friend of petraeus. >> there was somebody else he knew and he was close to. mrs. broadwell sent these threatening e-mails to her. she was frightened and she went to the f.b.i.. >> reporter: petraeus is no longer to testify in front of congress about benghazi but lindsay graham the truth will never come out if petraeus keeps quiet forever. >> we have a national security failure in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi
congressional correspondent from washington examiner, thank you for joining us. >> nice to be here. >> how hopeful that a compromise will be reached? >> i think it was interesting about yesterday was the way that all the leaders, republican and democrat came out together in front of the white house. if things aren't going well, one party will come up and then the next and each one will stake their ground on the issue. i think both sides are really concerned if we get so close to the end of december wrought a deal it will ruin the market and economy and make things worse. they are trying send a message to give confidence to the markets and businesses that they are going could come with up something. >> heather: the republicans, what do you think they are willing to compromise moving forward? >> that the best question. what are they willing to do. there is concern in the far right flank that speaker john boehner will raise tax rates for the top 2 percent. they want to preserve tax cuts for every tax bracket. no one is sure that the speaker is doing that. they are not discussing giving in on
, congress acts. what will happen? peter doocy with the latest latm washington. >> reporter: good morning, eric. the general tone among lawmakers suggesting that compromise may be on the horizon. it started on friday and continued this morning. >> we are grownups. we talk about maturity and age. we are grownups, i have a responsibility to the american people. the elements for an agreement are there. time is of the essence. the quicker we do it, the more confidence we instill, the better it is for the economy and for the american people. >> reporter: leader pelosi said she would not accept a deal that does not include tax rate increases for the wealthiest americans and described a road map she would like to chart out by first deciding how much the deficit should be reduced reducd setting a december deadline by which a deal needs to be done, ahead of the end of the month. the republicans have agreed to include new revenue, but they are not likely to sign up for the 1.6 trillion dollars in new taxes over a decade that president obama reportedly came to the table with. here's why. >> well, th
to say charities are very concerned. chief national correspondent jim angle reports from washington. >> reporter: thanksgiving, a time to relish one's blessings and to help the less fortunate, but in the scramble for revenues to avoid the fiscal cliff, both the president's plan to raise taxes on the wealthy and the republican willingness to raise revenues could end up hurting charities which rely on the kindness of people with money. >> high income people tend to give generous gifts, they he may give a million dollar contribution to a capital campaign of a local hospital or a local art museum, there's a small number of donors at the high end that account for a really big chunk of the charitable giving in this country and those are the folks that would be most impacted by this tax policy change. >> in fact, united way gives 15% of total donations, 500 million dollars a year from those who give $10,000 or more. so, charities worry that any kind of tax increase on the wealthy could cut into their donations, that money from the wealthy would go to the government in taxes instead of the
? our national correspondent joins us live in washington. >>reporter: official washington is watching with an anxious eye as the situation in egypt becomes less stable after president morsi granted himself wider power. hundreds were in the streets as you saw, again, out there and the police firing tear gas at protesters opposed to the decrease. morsi sees the additional power after helping to nail down a cease-fire between hamas and israel. >> we thank mr. morsi for his efforts in brokering a cease-fire which is incredibly fragile but this is not acceptable. this is not what the united states of american and taxpayers expect. our dollars will be directly related to the progress toward democracy. >>reporter: the government today emphasized the president's powers are temporary and are designed to hold members of the previous regime accountable for corruption and crime but 19 -- not many in washington are convinced. >> we have to be a little cautious about saying we are just going to go in there and bully them into doing the right thing. that is why diplomacy is important the way we do i
reaction from the white house to the turmoil in egypt. we will have a live report from washington. >> gregg: new signs of tough challenges ahead for gaza. number two leader of hamas now saying the group will not stop arming itself. a commented suggesting that indirect negotiations on the border deal could be very difficult. in the meantime, life at the gaza strip returning to normal after the week long strikes. tens of those of children heading back to school. cease-fire appears to be holding. conner powell with more on that. >> reporter: this is still fragile cease-fire. it is important to point out that the cease-fire is holding but still massive challenges has to be dealt with. israel and hamas will send representatives to cairo to continue negotiations through the mediators. later this next couple of days or so probably starting on monday, but there is talks from hamas saying they will continue to rearm and continue to fight, but right now the cease-fire is holding as part of the agreement. israel said they will ease the blockade around gaza, but israel wants guarantees for security bec
. in washington, mike emanuel fox news. >> shannon: israel widens the defenses and expands targets as it enters day five in battle against the militants in gaza strip. short time ago, the gaza medical officials say israeli missile flattened a house in residential neighborhood killing 11 civilians including several children. international community brokering a cease-fire after concern growth that israel and hamas are closing in on an all-out war. we begin hour number two of the american headquarters with israeli ambassador. thank you for coming in today. >> good to be with you. >> shannon: how do you respond to concerns raised on both sides of the issue, where this is happening is not a traditional battlegrounds. >> keep in mind, we have 5.5 million israelis under shell fire. we are talking, on the way to fox. sirens are going off in tel aviv. that is close to three-quarters of the entire population is in a bomb shelter or within a 15-second run from the nearest bomb shelter. that is how long you have before the bomb hits. the difference between us and hamas organization, they are using civilian
>> eric: we'll be keeping tabs on egypt. >> shannon bream is next, live in washington. >> reporter: fresh protests in egypt, as angry demonstrators clash with police for a third day, after president morsi claims that new rules all but exempt him from balances. the egyptian stock market falls amid fears of balance. i'm shannon bream, live in washington. america's news headquarters begins with the latest from cairo with steve hariggan, standing by live. >> reporter: the numbers are building of protesters here in tahrir square, the number of tents growing as the protesters say they are here to stay and digging in. on the street below me, over the past few minutes, we have seen young protesters, lighting bottles on fire and running. the skirmishes have wounded more than 3 people. we have seen the military begin to move large concrete block, blocking off certain narrow alleyways and protecting government buildings. explosions can be heard behind me. right now, one key thing to watch is where the protests go next. we are expecting major demonstrations on both sides on tth. those who supp
of america's news headquarters starts right now. in washington, and the second hour of america's news headquarters starts at this moment. and topping our news off right now, we're going to talk to you about the live election team coverage that we have in play with three battle ground states. ohio, virginia, and florida. steve brown is live in mansfield, ohio, peter doocy live in fairfax, virginia, and steve harrigan, tampa, florida. and steve brown in ohio, a state that many say is a must-win for either candidate. steve. >> reporter: hey there, uma, yeah, basically two, you can break ohio down into two contests, a contest that's leading up to election day and that's the early vote and there's the contest that goes on on election day and the regular voting and the early vote is the contest that's going on right now. and we're in the final hour of early voting here on saturday, it ran into 8 until 2, or runs from 8 until 2 here, and this is a very important portion of the equation, for the obama campaign. they have really made this a center piece of their particular strategy and had a
with the latest on restoration efforts from washington. >> 3% of new jersey and 2% of the state of new york are still in the dark today, almost two weeks after super storm sandy passed through. it was a storm everyone knew was coming, but the largest power company on long island, the long island power authority, is being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. i believe part of it is the system design and part of it is just their performance and part of it is the fact that these utilities are a monday knopffully. >> at first the government owned lipa reportedly asked other utility companies for just 700 workers to help them restore power. but they ended up needing 10,000. the company lipa contracted to help them clean up sandy's mess said they're doing extremely well. >> we are progressing very well based on the unprecedented damage on the storm. >> i am very comfortable with how we performed on this restoration. >> not comfortable with their performance, republican congressman peter king. he wrote a letter to president obama
and done another thing in washington d.c.. and the people in the state of florida want somebody to stand up for them and that's what i will do. >> it is going to be engaging day on election day and into the night. thank you for joining. and you keep close watch as we are, too. and thank you and all of the best to you. >> thank you for having me. >> we'll go back to ohio where the campaign is making a final pitch. his campaign spokeswomen is there. >> hi, great to be here. >> nice to have you. i want to talk to you about the ground game. there is buzz about the president's comment in springfield, ohio say thag voting is the best revenge against governor romney. in the closing days, some are asking what happened to hope and change and why talk of revenge? >> i being the context here is important. we are here in ohio this morn in ohio yesterday and the president reminding people in the state that mitt romney is closing the campaign that is all scare tactics and scaring autoworkers in the state . lage out false statements about them losing their jobs and he wanted to make sure if they don't lik
of state. "washington post," a strong to saxby chambliss,r. vice chair of the senate intelligence committeery heard from petraeus if he was going to call susan rice. he said it was up to the committee. then he said we need to hear from her. who gave her these talking points? what did she know when she went on the talk shows. because to the degree people believed she was misleading the country at this moment as to what happened in benghazi, who better to talk to than her. >> it's interesting that senator chambliss would say she's the key when the president says come after me. she's the un embassador. >> she's the one who talked on the talk shows and i suspect they're not going to subpoena or ask that the president come and testify. susan rice is subject to confirmation, especially if she's going to be the secretary of state. she's going to have to go to capitol hill and answer questions. >> it will be fascinating to see if she ask her or subpoena her and if she appears. always good to see you. >> thanks. >> for more of the interview today with senators saxby chambliss and joe liebe
. i am uma live in washington. america's news head quarters starts right now. in response to the opposition in the streets was cairo. the muslim brotherhood is calling for a protest in cairo. they are joining with the latest on the developing story. steve. uma right now we are looking at what could be a show down between morsi and the country's judges here in cairo and others in the country. they say they will sphop work until the new president repeals his thursday decree that gave him the power to issue laws without oversight ask chance of them being over turned by the courts. the judges say he's trying to put himself above the law. it will be interesting to see whether all legal prosecutions come to a halt. numbers are fall down today. and numbers large yesterday about 40,000 at their peek and the protest turned violent. one police car set on fire. and protestors are hurling molotov cocktails and the violence in egypt is not limited to cairo police officers of the muslim brotherhood were ran sacked and set on fire. (inaudible) >> we apologize for the technical difficulti
for a moment. near ago critical moment in washington as president obama gears up for a new round of talks with congressional leaders over the fiscal cliff. lawmakers are running out of time to strewniike a deal to av across the board spending cuts and major tax hikes. what will it take for both sides to reach a compromise. here is washington times columnist. >> let's start here. yesterday was small business saturday. should we fall off this fiscal cliff how would it effect the small businesses in this country? >> well, i think right now, ar they will. that's t -- arthel that's the big question. most have no idea what they are facing. if all of the bush tax cuts do expire as they are slated to do then small business owners would be looking at massive tax hikes across the boards. right now they are filling out their budgets for the following year doing something congress has not been able to do in years. but they are filling out their budget. if they think they are facing a huge tax hike, what they are going to do is they are not going to hire people. they are going to lay people off. we ha
: molly henneberg live in washington. thank you. >> arthel: the white house now reporting that president obama will meet with congressional leaders the week after thanksgiving. they will discuss ways to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, assevers automatic tax hikes and spending cuts due to kick in at the beginning of the year. but tax rates are expected to be a sticking point in the negotiations. so can they get it done. we're going to have a fair and balanced debate coming up on that. >> rick: the president is turning his attention to southeast asia where he is about to kick off a four-day trip to the renal. ben rhodes saying the working with the region will be a critical part of the president's second term and ultimately his foreign policy legacy. president obama will arrive in thailand before moving to cambodia and then on monday, going to make a little history by becoming the first sitting u.s. president to visit burma. >> arthel: a desperate search from the sky and sea for two men missing in an oil rig fire. the coast guard is searching for the men still missing after an oil platfor
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